Mark your calendars to join us in 2016! The North Carolina AHA Government Relations Team: Betsy Vetter, Sarah Jacobson and Kim Chidester will be traveling across the state (from Asheville to Wilmington!) to offer 5 in-person Advocacy Training Sessions.
In these workshops, we will offer education on our 2016 policy issues, an advocacy coaching session with a fun twist, and training on how to interact with your lawmakers.
Choose the workshop(s) you’d like to attend:
[Triangle] February 9th, 2016 from 11:30am – 1:30pm at AHA Offices [3131 RDU Center Drive, Morrisville]
[Charlotte] February 10th, 2016 from 5pm – 7pm at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church [517 Baldwin Avenue, Charlotte]
[Asheville] March 24, 2016 from 5pm – 7pm at Mission Health, Biltmore Park [First floor Community Room, 310 Long Shoals Rd, Arden, 28704]
[Wilmington] April 13, 2016 from 11:30 to 1:30p: Location to be finalized
In these workshops, we will be offering an issues-training around the following policy initiatives:
- Healthy Corner Store Initiative
- Closing the Coverage Gap
- Tobacco use prevention and cessation programs
- Issue in the pipeline: Active Transportation
We hope that you will save the date that works the best for you to join us in person, and be sure to watch your email over the next few weeks for reminders about these trainings. If you would like to join, please RSVP to Kim Chidester.
Also, we will be offering another opportunity to engage alongside us as we meet directly with your lawmakers! Please mark your calendar to join us on May 10 as we prepare for our 2016 NC Lobby Day!
See you soon, North Carolina!